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Prawns in Basil Cream with Spirali Pasta

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  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Ready in: 8 mins
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Prawns in Basil Cream with Spirali Pasta
A little treat on the beach.Prawns In Basil Cream


  • 4 small shallots, finely sliced
  • 300ml strong fish stock
  • 250g raw peeled prawns
  • 150ml double cream
  • 100g baby spinach
  • 100g Spirali pasta, cooked in boiling water until al dente
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 250g cooked lobster meat (optional)

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  • Pre-heat a wok over a medium to high heat.
  • Add the shallots and fish stock and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add prawns and cook for a further 30 seconds, then pour in the double cream, add the spinach and pasta and season.
  • Cook gently for 2 minutes so the sauce does not reduce too far – it should have a soupy consistency. 
  • Add the lobster meat (if using) peas, basil and chives with a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Taste and season again if necessary.
  • Serve.

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